Category Archives: Rugby

Canucks in semi-final blues

The Canucks Thirsty Thirds travelled up to Banff National Park and came back without a pass to the final: they lost 24-17. The Seconds went down heavily to a strong and speedy Saracens team, 67-12. In the Division 1 game, … Continue reading

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Two fifty wins for Canucks over Irish

It was a packed house at Calgary Rugby Park for the final Saturday of the regular season. Junior Boys XV were out playing as were the Boys and Girls in a big sevens tournament. Plus, the Saracens, Rams, Titans and … Continue reading

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Thirsty win on a Friday night for the Canucks

A beautifully calm, warm (28ºC), Friday night in September. The Thirsty Thirds (Calgary Canucks 3rd XV) were hosting the Calgary Irish for the final game of the regular season at Calgary Rugby Park. Just enough smoke in the air to … Continue reading

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Canucks pull a point out of the Grizzlies in Cochrane

Bow Valley Grizzlies took an early lead with a couple of tries in their Alberta Cup Round 11 game versus Calgary Canucks at Mitford Ponds, Cochrane on Saturday. Then, fifteen minutes into the game, Bow Valley took a penalty 12 … Continue reading

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Smoking Canadian Rugby Championship semis

  “Holy smoking Canadian Rugby Championship semis, Batman” Robin just might have said to his Dynamic Duo half-back partner about the conditions at Calgary Rugby Park yesterday. For the second time in less than a week, major sports and recreation … Continue reading

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Canucks front row all in Wolf Pack squad for the Canadian Rugby Championship

    The Calgary Canucks front row are all selected for the Wolf Pack squad to play Atlantic Rock today at Calgary Rugby Park, kicking off at 7:00 pm. Jacob Horton and Logan Jones are the props in this fierce … Continue reading

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Hornets take Canucks through the 10+ smoke screen

Spinal Tap would have called this “an eleven”. The Air Quality Health Index called it a 10+ in Calgary on Saturday morning due to the smoke heading east from hundreds of forest fires in BC. It was enough of a … Continue reading

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